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BLACK GLAM: Rebekah Aladdin on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with another installment of Black Glam and this time, he is sitting down with celebrity makeup artist, Rebekah Aladdin, to...
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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...

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These are women directors, producers and writers, who have formed a powerhouse group: 1) to bring awareness to the lack of women in TV and film and 2) to highlight Atlanta being the Hollywood of the South. Atlanta has been...
The People's Choice Awards honored tons of celebrities and we've got the lowdown on everything you missed.The annual awards show aired on E! on Sunday night and one of the night's biggest moments was when Kevin Hart took the stage...

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Murder suspect has been charged in Clark Atlanta University student case

One of the suspects tied to the death of Clark Atlanta University student, Alexis Crawford, has been charged with murder and is currently booked in Fulton County Jail in Atlanta, her roommate's boyfriend, Barron Brantley.
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O.J. Simpson files defamation lawsuit against Las Vegas casino

O.J. Simpson on Thursday filed a lawsuit against a Las Vegas hotel-casino for defamation after employees informed news site, TMZ, that the former pro football player was kicked out for being “belligerent” in November 2017.
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Meghan Markle surprises a business committed to uplifting women with a visit and helping hand

Earlier this week, the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle, payed an unexpected visit to a women’s organization dedicated to helping women overcome poverty, homelessness, violence and/or criminal activity to show her support.

Maryland community reburies remains of slave turned church leader

Janice Hayes-Williams went from being an amateur local historian to an area hero when she found the remains of Smith Price, a prominent Black man displaced from his burial site.

Mississippi judge won’t block Jim Crow era election process

A federal judge ruled Friday not to block Mississippi’s two-step process for electing statewide officeholders, which was enacted during the Jim Crow era.

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Charles Rogers, ex-Lions wide receiver and college football star, dead at 38

Once seen as standout college wide receiver and potential star pro football player, injuries, addiction and run-ins with the law dogged his post college career until illness had set in
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Stephen A. Smith scores blockbuster new contract with ESPN

Stephen A. Smith and ESPN have reached a massive new deal that has the sportscaster earning nearly $8 million a year, making him the highest paid sportscaster on the network.
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Black soccer player, Mario Balotelli, faces racist monkey chants in Italy

Mario Balotelli, a Black Italian soccer superstar who has battled racism his whole career, had a strong reaction on Sunday when the crowd directed monkey chants at him.
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Steph Curry sidelined for three months over broken hand

A bad start to the NBA season for the Golden State Warriors got worse with the news of superstar guard Steph Curry being out for at least three months in recovery from surgery on his broken left hand.
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Antonio Brown posts screenshot of $24 million balance in his bank account

In an Instagram post this morning, Antonio Brown uploaded a screenshot showing off more than $24 million in his bank account.

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50 Cent slams Comcast CEO for ‘f*cking up’ ‘Power’ by dropping Starz

50 Cent blasted Comcast Corp. and its CEO over the reported removal of the Starz network from the company's lineup, which carries his show 'Power'
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Corporate executive, Curtis Symonds, launches new app that can potentially change the game for Black college athletes at HBCUs

Curtis Symonds, CEO of HBCU Network, wants to educate people on the value of HBCUs while providing Black student athletes with a national platform to get the exposure they deserve.
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Jacksonville Jaguars owner buys majority stake in Black News Channel

The Black News Channel, a new Tallahassee-based cable news network launching on November 15, is being backed by Pakistani-American billionaire Shahid “Shad” Khan, who owns the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Iconic Fashion Fair Cosmetics brand up for auction, but its future is being watched

The beauty line, long popular with African American women, is up for sale but there are people tracking what happens to it in the current market
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OPINION | “All wealth ain’t the same”: A look at billionaires Byron Allen and Jay-Z

Antonio Moore's new video series on theGrio discusses economics, politics, and wealth in a way...